Schizodium cornutum (L.) Schltr.

Jarvis, Charlie, 2007, pp 705 - 708 in: Order out of Chaos, Order out of Chaos: Linnaean Plant Names and their Types, London: The Linnean Society of London, pp. 705-708: 707

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Schizodium cornutum (L.) Schltr.


Orchis satyrioides Linnaeus  , Amoenitates Academicae 6: 109. 1763, nom. illeg.

RCN: 6800.

Replaced synonym: Satyrium cornutum  L. (1760).

Lectotype (Linder in J. S. African Bot. 47: 359, f. 9.1, 9.2. 1981): Herb. Burman (G).

Current name: Schizodium cornutum (L.) Schltr.  LSID  ( Orchidaceae  LSID  ).

N ote: Linnaeus (Sp. PL, ed. 2, 2: 1330. Jul 1763) transferred Satyrium  corn u tu m L. (1760) to Orchis  , coining the name O. biflora  L. because of the existence of O. cornuta  L. (1760). However, three months later (Oct 1763), Linnaeus published yet another name, O. satyrioides  , as a replacement for S. cornutum  , and O. satyrioides  is therefore illegitimate.